Ibulla D. Serdiyev
Mr.Serdiyev was born on 31 January, 1976 in Mangystau oblast.
Mr. Kasseyev was born on August 14, 1967 in East-Kazakhstan oblast.
1998 – 2001, Director of Ust-Kamenogorsk Gas Management Administration, LLP, then Deputy Managing Director of Alautransgas, OJSC.
Incorporated in July 1997, joint stock company Intergas Central Asia is responsible for operation and maintenance of the gas transportation networks of Kazakhstan transferred to the Company under the terms of trust management.
The Company is a subsidiary of the national operator, namely, KazTransGas group, in the field of gas and gas supplies, i.e. and represents the interests of the group in the area of transmission of natural gas through main gas pipeline system. KazTransGas, JSC is the major gas supply company in the Republic of Kazakhstan representing the interests of the government on the domestic gas market and worldwide.
In July 2018, pursuant to the Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan Intergas Central Asia, JSC was granted the status of the National Operator on Main Gas Pipelines Transmission.
Thus, the primary objectives of the newly established National Operator are to provide for the interests of the government and other stakeholders while transmission of the commodity gas through the trunk gas pipelines to domestic and foreign markets. Further, the Company is called to ensure the innovative development of the main gas pipelines system and its integration into the global energy system, thus, enhancing the energy potential of the nation using diversified commodity gas flows.
Currently, Intergas Central Asia is responsible for the transmission of natural gas to domestic consumers and international transit of natural gas across the territory of Kazakhstan through the main gas pipelines with the total length of 19 146.51 kilometres, including 6 667.97 kilometres of the third party’s networks contracted to the Company for technical maintenance and servicing, and 2 242.25 km of off-take branch pipelines.
Gas transportation is carried out by 25 line and 4 booster compressor stations equipped with 308 gas compressor plant units of various brands and models with a total installed capacity of 2,263,964 MW. On contractual basis, Intergas Central Asia also services and maintains CS-1 Bozoi with 5 gas compressor units (GCU) with a total capacity of 68.5 MW.
The Company operates three underground gas storages (“UGS”) where the biggest one (active storage capacity 4,000,000 thousand cub.m), Bozoi UGS, is located in Aktobe region. The others are Poltoratskoye UGS (active storage capacity 350,000 thousand cub.m) located in the Turkistan region and Akyrtobe UGS (active storage capacity 300,000 thousand cub.m) in Zhambyl region.
The transportation system of main gas pipelines is operated by the structural Branches of Intergas Central Asia, JSC, being its production divisions for main gas pipelines management (UMG), including:
1. Atyrau Branch:
Makat – Northern Caucasus MGP, Central Asia – Center MGP including the loopings;
2. Aktau Branch:
Central Asia – Center MGP; Okarem – Beineu MGP, including the loopings; Beineu-Bozoi-Shymkent GP; Uzen-Zhetybai-Aktau MGP;
3. Uralsk Branch:
Orenburg – Novopskov MGP; Soyuz MGP; Central Asia – Center MGP, including the loopings; Karachaganak-Urlsk MGP;
4. Aktobe Branch:
Bukhara – Ural MGP; Zhanazhol – Oktyabrsk – Aktobe gas pipeline with loopings;
Zhanazhol – CS-13 GP; Beineu-Bozoi-Shymkent GP; Kozhasai-CS-12 gas pipeline;
5. Kostanay Branch:
Bukhara – Ural MGP; Kartaly –Rudnyi – Kostanay gas pipeline; town of Rudnyi – Kachar village- Fyodorovka settlement gas pipeline;
6. Shymkent Branch:
Bukhara Gas Bearing Region – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty MGP; Gazlee – Shymkent MGP; Kazakhstan-China MGP; Beineu-Bozoi-Shymkent GP;
7. Taraz Branh:
Bukhara Gas Bearing Region – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty MGP, Amangeldy – CS-5 gas pipeline; Kazakhstan-China MGP;
8. Almaty Branch:
Bukhara Gas Bearing Region – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty MGP; Almaty-Baiserke- Talgar MGP; Kazakhstan-China MGP; Baiserke-Kapshagai MGP;
9. Kyzylorda Branch:
Akshabulak – Kyzylorda gas pipeline; Beineu-Bozoi-Shymkent GP.
10. Karaganda Branch:
Saryarka gas pipeline.
Other structural units of the Company comprise:
Engineering and Technical Center Branch, being a diagnostics center for the industry which serves compressor stations, gas distribution stations, underground gas storages, line facilities and off-take gas pipelines of the main gas pipelines. The main activities include the technical diagnostics, repair of technical facilities, power supplying equipment and structures, monitoring of qualification skills of the personnel, monitoring of the technical condition of the facilities of the main gas pipelines and the environment, execution of preventive, testing and commissioning works of the transmission facilities, underground gas storages and gas distribution units.
Training and Vocational Courses Center in Shymkent is the only one of its kind, special-profile educational center which provides for training, re-training and upgrading of skilled workers and specialists responsible for transportation of natural gas and operation and maintenance of main gas pipelines.
For Kazakhstan, the gas transit potential of the country has the utmost strategic and economic importance in terms of geopolitical opportunities. For this reason, the development of the transit capacity of the gas transportation pipelines passing through the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the priority activity for the Company undertaking to ensure the international transit of growing volumes of natural gas and more effective operation of existing in pipeline assets.
The use of new technologies, introduction of modern solutions, equipment and machinery, that ensure maximum safety and reliability along with reduction of costs and improvement devices, equipment and mechanisms that ensure maximum level of safety, reliability and efficiency of the gas flow process, remain the basic principles of our business operations.
Professional expertise, competence, high qualification and personal inspiration of the industry professionals are the best guarantee of the success of the gas transportation industry of Kazakhstan